Newest ‘Inside Nutley’ episode available here

The newest edition of the “Inside Nutley” podcast has launched.

This September 2022 episode features Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and is hosted by lifelong resident Thomas Greco.

The monthly podcast provides a look at current town issues, explores how the town is moving forward and answers questions from Nutley residents.

Petracco covers a wide range of topics including the challenges facing the township’s police, fire and emergency-services departments; his childhood growing up in Nutley; his journey from small businessman to mayor and commissioner of his hometown as well as updates on the Diamond Spring Beach Club redevelopment, the Ciccolini project, On3, Nutley Business Districts and much more.

The Inside Nutley Podcast is posted monthly and features interviews with commissioners as well as other elected officials and prominent figures throughout Nutley.

To view or listen to the latest Inside Nutley Podcast, please play below.

Residents who wish to submit questions to Inside Nutley may do so by sending an email to Questions must include name, address and phone number and the writer. Use that same email address to obtain more information.


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Kevin A. Canessa Jr. is the editor of and broadcaster at The Observer, a place where he has served on and off since 2006. He is responsible for the editorial content of the newspaper and website, the production of the e-Newspaper, writing several stories per week (including the weekly editorial), conducting live broadcasts on Facebook Live, including a weekly recap of the news — and much more behind the scenes. Between 2006 and 2008, he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Florida, for four years until February 2016 and in March of that year, he moved back to West Hudson to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.